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What does the tail of the dragonfly do?
The tail of a dragonfly (called the abdomen) contains many of a dragonflies organs, including its reproductive organs and much of its digestive system. It also acts as a cooling system. The insect pumps blood through the abdomen. The long, narrow shape ensure that the blood stays close to the surface, allsoing they air to carry away excess heat.
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obviously not. it contains most of its digestive tract and organs. remember when i was younger i used to take them by the wings and rip off their tails...it'll fly f…or nearly a minute before falling down. kinda like a helicopter really
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Any damage apart from the loss of a leg ,antenna or wing is fatal to an insect
to lay eggs
to keep itself ballanced
other white tail dragonfly's children
to cool them down
Sort of. The "tail" of a dragonfly is no analogous to the tail of a vertebrate. Rather than being an extension of the spine (which a dragonfly does not have), this"tail" is ac…tually the abdomen containing large portions of the insect's digestive and respiratory systems as well as the genitalia.
A female dragonfly curls its tail when she is looking for a place to lay her eggs. She is disguising herself to look like a stinging insect so that her predators don't bother …her.
If it is in the Summer, it is to stay cool. To have as little exposed to the sun.
A dragonfly cannot live without its tail let alone fly. The tail, or more properly the abdomen of a dragonfly contains vital organs.
No, as the tail holds all its internal organs. The head holds only the brain, eyes and mouthparts, the thorax pretty much only muscles to power the legs and wings, and the… abdomen ('tail') everything else; stomach, long heart, reproductive organs... also it wouldn't be balanced or aerodynamic without the abdomen.